He goes on to mention other common stock market patterns. This would be a good piece to share with an investment class to spur discussions about whether simple trading strategies make sense in light of market efficiency.Putting the clocks forward isn’t just “totalitarianism at its most intrusive.” It’s also expensive. Lisa Kramer has estimated (in this pdf) that the UK stock market falls by an average of 0.4 per cent on days after the clocks go forward. If this pattern continues on Tuesday, investors will lose £6.2 billion. And we won’t get the money back when the clocks go back in the autumn. Ms Kramer has estimated that the market also falls after that happens.
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